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Bird Sanctuaries in India

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Indian Bird Sanctuaries are famous for watching different classes of migratory and domestic birds. Bird watchers from around the world come to India to see these rare birds.
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Bird Sanctuaries in India Complete Information For Bird Lovers Presented By: www.ShineGoldToursIndia.com
  • 1. Bird Sanctuaries in India Complete Information For Bird LoversPresented By: www.ShineGoldToursIndia.com

2. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Area: 143 Sq Km Year Of Establishment: 1989Temperatures: Max 45.50C & Min 1.70C Nearest Town: Gurgaon (15km)State: HaryanaBest Time to Visit: December and January Birds Found :In winter Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary provides a picturesque panorama ofmigratory birds such as Siberian Cranes, Greater Flamingo, Ruff, Black wingedStilt, Common Teal, Common Greenshank, Northern Pintail, Yellow Wagtail,White Wagtail, Northern Shoveler, Rosy Pelican, Gadwall, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Eurasian Wigeon, Black tailed Godwit, Spotted Redshank,Starling, Bluethroat and Long billed Pipit. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary has birds insummer too ,About 11 species of migratory birds such as Asian Koel, Black crowned Night Heron, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Comb duck, Blue cheeked BeeEater, Blue-tailed Bee-Eater and Cuckoos come here. 3. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Area: 25 km (9.65 square miles)Year Of Establishment: 1983Temperatures: Ranging from 10 C to 26 C Nearest Town: Kothamangalam (13 km)State: KeralaBest Time to Visit: September to MarchBirds Found : Malabar Grey Hornbill, Malabar Parakeet, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, White-belliedTreepie, Nilgiri Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul, Wynaad Laughingthrush, Rufous Babbler, Malabar Lark and Crimson-backed Sunbird, Red Spurfowl, White-bellied Woodpecker, Malabar Trogon, Brown-backed Needletail, Oriental Bay Owl, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Black Baza, Malabar Whistling Thrush and Black-throated Munia 4. Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryArea: 2,873 hectare, 29 km2Year Of Establishment: 1982Temperatures: Min. 05 C Max. 47 CNearest Town: Delhi Agra & Jaipur State: RajasthanBest Time to Visit: October, February Birds Found :Pelicans, Cranes, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Pipits, Warblers, Wheatears, Wagtails,Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks, Shanks, Painted storks, Pipits, White Ibis, Cormorants, Pale 5. Kinnerasani Bird SanctuaryArea: 635.40 Sq. Kms Year Of Establishment:Temperatures: Max 45 C & Min 20CNearest Town: Paloncha State: Andhra Pradesh Best Time to Visit: June to October Birds Found : Baya Weaver, Black Bittern, Black Drongo, Black Ibis, Black-headed Cuckooshr, Chestnut-headed Bee-ea, Common Woodshrike (Tep) , Crested Serpent Eagle,Greenish Warbler Grey-bellied Cuckoo, Long-tailed Shrike ,Oriental Honey-buzzard, Red-headed Bunting (Em), Red-vented Bulbul, Ruddy Shelduck , Short-Toed Snake Eagle, White-eyed Buzzard 6. Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary Area: 2.246 Sq. KmTemperature Range: 45C to 3CState: Uttar Pradesh Best Time to Visit: November to March Birds Found :Graylag goose, pintail, cotton teal, red crested pochard, gadwall, shoveller, cootand mallard are some of the migratory flocking to the sanctuary. Among the local birds, one can behold potwill, sarus crane, painted stork, peacock, white ibis, dabchick, whistling teal, open billed stork, and white necked stork among others 7. Kawal Bird Sanctuary Area: 893 Sq. Km. Year Of Establishment :1964 Temperatures: Max 45 C & Min 20C Nearest Town: Adilabad(260-kms from Hyderabad)State: Andhra Pradesh Best Time to Visit: November To MayBirds Found :Peacock, kites, eagles, partridges, quails, owls, vultures, pied horn bills, painted strokes, cocktails, love birds, Budgerigars, Ducks, Grey Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans, kingfishers, Mynahs and pigeons 8. Kumarakom Bird SanctuaryArea: 14 AcresTemperatures: Around 35 C and in winters 22 CNearest Town: Kottayam (14km)State: KeralaBest Time to Visit: June to August and November to February Birds Found :Waterfowl, Cuckoo, Owls, Egrets, Herons Water Ducks, Parrots, Teal, Larks,Flycatchers, Wood Beetle, Mangrove Forests, Green Paddy Fields and Coconut Groves 9. Kaundinya Bird SanctuaryArea: 358 square kilometersYear Of Establishment: 1983Temperatures: Max 45 C & Min 15C State: Andhra Pradesh Best Time to Visit: October To May Birds Found:The Grey Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans, Pied Horn Bills, Painted Storks, Peacocks,Ducks, Love Birds, Budgerigars and Cockatiels 10. Kolleru Bird Sanctuary Area: 673-sq-kmsYear Of Establishment: November 1999 Temperatures: Max 45 C & Min 15CNearest Town: Vijayawada Kaikaluru State: Andhra Pradesh Best Time to Visit: October to May Birds Found :Open Bill Storks, Painted Storks, Glossy Ibises, White Ibises, Teals, Pintails, Shovellers, Red-Crested Pochards, Black winged Stilts, Avocets, CommonRedshanks, Wigeons, Gadwalls and Cormorants Water birds which containGarganys, ducks, Open bill storks, Herons, Flamingos & grey pelicans. 11. Porbandar Bird Sanctuary Area: 1 Sq. Km Temperature Range: 43C to 12C State: GujaratBest Time to Visit: October to MarchBirds Found : flamingo, pelican, spoonbill, avocet, coot, pintail, little cormorant, little grebe,Indian roller, shoveller, ducks, geese, whistling teal, bittern, stork, heron, egret,ibis, gull, tern, jacanas, ruff, red shank 12. Ranganthittu Bird SanctuaryArea: 0.67 Sq. KmTemperature Range: 35C to 15C State: Karnataka Best Time to Visit: June to November Birds Found :Painted storks, Asian openbill storks, common spoonbills, woolly-necked storks, black-headed ibis, white ibis, lesser whistling ducks, Indian shags, stork-billedkingfishers, egrets, cormorants, oriental darter, herons, great stone plovers,river terns and streak-throated swallows 13. Other Bird Sanctuaries in IndiaChilka Lake Bird Sanctuary in Orissa State Mayani Bird Sanctuary in Maharashtra State Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat State 14. Thanks for Watching Visithttp://www.shinegoldtoursindia.com/bird-watching.htmlTo take Bird Watching Tours to India Contact Info: Shine Gold Tours IndiaT257, 2nd Floor,Idgah Road, KAROL BAGH, New Delhi - 110006, India India Contact No. - 9811551987, 9818920540 UK Contact No. - 0044(0)7813833579 New Zeland Contact No. - +0064-0210274738